Mabrouk Haïfa

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Sailing the World’s Largest Lake in Search of Microplastics

Last spring my wife, Amy, and I retrieved our sailboat, <i>Yemaya</i>, from Ontario’s Georgian Bay. <i>Yemaya</i> spent the winter on Manitoulin Island, because we left her there in the middle of a 2,000-mile journey by canoe and sailboat from Minnesota to Washington D.C. last fall. Sailing her home seemed like …

Volkswagen: 11 millions de véhicules dans le monde équipés du logiciel de trucage

Après la divulgation d'une gigantesque triche à la pollution, le constructeur allemand Volkswagen a indiqué ce mardi que 11 millions de ses voitures …

Volkswagen

BBC Blogs - Autumnwatch - Citizen Science: What's it all about?

Citizen Science: What's it all about?<p>Guest blogger<p>Comments<p><i>This guest blog was written by Sarah West, and looks at the ever evolving world of citizen science. Sarah West is a researcher at the Stockholm Environment Institute at the University of York. She has been designing and running citizen</i> …

Citizen Science

Scientists reveal there are 3tn trees in the world

Most accurate count to date is over seven times as many as the last estimate – but almost half have been cut down since the start of civilisation, say scientists<p>Scientists have already calculated how many fish there are in the sea (230,000 species), and how many species there are on the planet …

Ecology

Underwater Animal Colonies Work Together To Move

They're all in this together<p>Think about how jellyfish or squid move. You're imagining a graceful display of jet propulsion, right? It's not uncommon for underwater species to take advantage of their environment to propel themselves through it. In a study released in <i>Nature Communications</i> today, …

Nature Communications

Maintenant ou jamais !

• <b>Auteur :</b> Dr Christophe Fauré<p>On parle beaucoup de crise de la quarantaine, de la cinquantaine, du milieu de vie. En réalité, il s'agit le plus souvent d'une transition qui n'est pas nécessairement critique.<p>Afin de l'envisager sereinement et de mieux la vivre, il est important d ebien comprendre ce …

Votre santé

• <b>Auteur :</b> Didier Raoult<p>Non, les brocolis ne protègent pas du cancer et le lait n'évite pas l'ostéoporose ! En matière de santé, nous sommes bombardés de fausses informations. On nous annonce des épidémies qui n'ont pas lieu mais on ne nous alerte pas assez sur les vrais tueurs de notre siècle. On …